Whatsapp can be installed on your PC via a program called “Bluestacks”. It is an emulator that emulates android applications on your PC. You can use it to install and use almost all kind of android applications on your PC. It is very simple to install this program and it works under a separate window by making your PC look like working on android rather than windows. Below are the steps to make Whatsapp run on your PC.
After installing bluestacks, open the application and type “Whatsapp” in the search box. You can see whatsapp messenger on the top of the results.
However, if u can't find whatsapp in search results, simply download the apk file of whatsapp from the official website and install it on your PC by right clicking on downloaded apk file and the opening it with bluestacks.
Once the app is installed on your pc, open it by clicking the whatsapp icon in the bluestacks window.
Follow the on-screen instructions carefully. It will ask your country and your mobile number. Select your country and fill in the mobile number through which you are using whatsapp on your smartphone. Click “ok” to proceed.
It will send a verification code on your mobile number. It may fail and you have to wait for the entire process to end up. It will take 4-5 minutes to get failed.
After the failure it will ask you to get verification code via call. Click on call me button and you will receive a call on your mobile number in few moments.
You will hear a computerized voice telling you the verification code. Write that code on the computer when asked.
Once you are finished with the verification process, whatsapp will remind you about the trial period of usage after which you can buy the annual subscription by giving the specified amount.
In the end it will ask you your username and profile picture. Better write your original name and set your original picture as your profile picture so that people can easily recognize you. Click on “continue”.
After the successful completion of you profile, you can see all the contacts of you smart phone on your PC screen. Click on any contact and start chatting with them in the same way you would chat on your mobile.
You can switch between keyboard and emoticon by clicking the icon next to message input box.
It is possible to send videos, pictures, sound clips etc by clicking the paperclip button at top-right corner. This feature may not work on all the PCs.